Political Corruption in the United States: A Design Draft

@article{Etzioni2013PoliticalCI,
  title={Political Corruption in the United States: A Design Draft},
  author={Amitai Etzioni},
  journal={PS: Political Science \& Politics},
  year={2013},
  volume={47},
  pages={141 - 144}
}
  • Amitai Etzioni
  • Published 29 December 2013
  • Economics
  • PS: Political Science & Politics
Abstract To establish the scope and level of corruption in the contemporary United States, a collaborative project of political scientists is needed. Such a study should start with explicating the definition of corruption various scholars use. Three are noted here: using public goods for personal gains, deflecting public goods to private groups, and making such moves when these are legal although they are still illicit. To assess corruption on these levels, we must consider that various forms… 
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